p.s. Public Pool Period

p.s. Public Pool Period

One time I was swimming in a public pool and my tampon got accidentally pulled out and they had to evacuate the whole pool. It was mortifying. p.s. Period Stories. Everyone has a story to tell. All stories are welcome, whether or not you get or will get a period. If...
p.s. Red-Washed Jeans

p.s. Red-Washed Jeans

One day junior year I felt like looking nice for once. I wore white jeans because my period had ended a day ago (or at least that’s what I thought). In calc, first class of the day, I had to take a difficult test. During the test I was already stressed because I...
Managing Periods: An Olympic-Sized Task

Managing Periods: An Olympic-Sized Task

You may be one of the millions of mere mortals watching the Olympics from the couch, in awe of the marvels of the human body and the lengths to which the athletes can push themselves. With all due respect to the male participants, the women at the 2021 Olympics in...
p.s. Boyfriend Bail Out

p.s. Boyfriend Bail Out

When I was 16, I slept at my boyfriend’s house for the weekend. I was quite surprised to wake up Saturday morning to the realization that I had gotten my period and stained all of their good guest room sheets! I wracked my brain about how I could possibly launder them...
1,398,446 Menstrual Products Later…

1,398,446 Menstrual Products Later…

In a million years, we would never have imagined that six years after our first donation of pads and tampons to a local food pantry, we would be counting the items we’ve donated in the millions. It is just beyond 🍌🍌🍌. Thought it would be fun to share a few fun...
Vacations and Periods

Vacations and Periods

Ahhh, vacation. After a year+ of online school, and workdays without beginnings or endings, the Girls Helping Girls. Period. team finally got a chance to take a much-needed break. We (the Joy family, founders of GHGP) are exceedingly lucky, and we know it, to have...
Monica, Museums and Menstrual Cups

Monica, Museums and Menstrual Cups

Most of us may know her as Monica Geller, but long before Courtney Cox became the best known BFF on “Friends” in 1994, she had already gotten noticed for a big first. Still, it’s hard to imagine she was the first person to say the word...
Have You Met Gina?

Have You Met Gina?

Most likely you don’t know Gina. That’s the name of the image of the girl in the Girls Helping Girls. Period. logo. She got her name on a blustery March day, in 2015, when the three co-founders of Girls Helping Girls. Period. went into New York City...